|01-10-2010, 06:21 PM||#1|
I love visiting NYC
People already think I am a little off my rocker
Join Date: Feb 2002
DD's 1st birthday party- need some Minnie Mouse Menu Ideas
I don't want to go overboard, because both dh and my families are traveling about 2 1/2 hours to get to her party, and if the weather is bad, no one will be able to make it. (Which is a significant possibility during January in central PA! )
I am thinking about trying to make cupcakes instead of ordering a sheet cake or anything, but I am not sure how to decorate them- maybe get red frosting, and do white polka dots on them? I am not too creative, lol.
I will have to search on ebay to see if I can get a Mickey shaped cookie cutter; maybe then I can do cheese cutouts, or something like that. I wish I could get a hold of some of the Mickey pretzels that are in WDW- that would be much easier!
|01-12-2010, 07:18 AM||#2|
Curse this time difference!
You show me yours I'll show you mine!
Now I just want to go home and spread my bits of paper about
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Scrapper's Desert, UK
You could use the Mickey head egg ring (if you have one) for big cookies or for pancakes
|01-21-2010, 11:59 AM||#3|
DVC--Bay Lake Tower & Hilton Head Island
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Big Orange Country--oh, no my son's a fan!
If it's not too late
You can make a template from foil or parchment paper (just draw directly on it, then cut out with scissors) and use a sharp knife (probably a paring or boning knife would work best) to cut around the shape for sandwiches or cheese, etc. This could even work for a sheet cake or "mini" cakes that have become popular. Also if you cut out the middle of a different template you can create a pattern to sprinkle sugar crystals on cupcakes or whatever in the shape you have made.
I have found that cupcakes work better with kids because they each have their own. Also if you check in an arts & crafts store (Joann's, Michael's. AC Moore, etc) they have a better selection of pre-made decorative items for cake/cookie decorating.
Good luck! Jenn
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